Wine and gastronomy in France: three videos to watch to discover two vineyards and an exceptional region!

Located in the central and eastern part of southern France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is known as a land of exceptional wines and gastronomy. The quality and diversity of its products can be found on the plates of many famous chefs and restaurateurs. Are you ready for an incursion into one of the most beautiful destinations in France?

Wine tourism paradise with more than 1000 wineries open to the public

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (External link) is an important wine-growing region with twelve vineyards, three of which are internationally renowned: Beaujolais, Côtes du Rhône & Vins de Savoie. There are 1,000 wineries committed to a quality charter or certification. Open to the public, more than 400 of them offer wine tourism activities with many accommodation, restaurants, cultural sites, wineries and vineyards.

Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France!

Lyon is known around the world for its gastronomy, through the iconic figures of the Mères Lyonnaises and Paul Bocuse. With more than 4 000 restaurants, 20 of which have earned stars in Michelin guide, and the traditional “bouchons lyonnais”, the destination will delight more than one!

Rhone Valley : a vineyard of character

Côte-Rôtie, Saint-Joseph, Crozes-Hermitage, Cornas... For 2000 years, the Rhone Valley has given birth to an exceptional vineyard, where the grands crus are among the most beautiful wines in the world. Located in the north, discover the town of Tain l'Hermitage and the world of Michel Chapoutier (External link) 's family for whom wine is a real passion.

Beaujolais, an amazing vineyard

Located north of Lyon, the Beaujolais region seduces with its generous and festive wines, its terroirs with a strong personality, but also with its hilly landscapes and perched villages. Discover the magnificent wine terroirs of Georges Duboeuf (External link) , a major producer who made the festivities of this vineyard known throughout the world by announcing the famous "Beaujolais Nouveau has arrived.” His son, Franck, shares the secrets of the often little-known wines from this terroir. Get away with Anthony Gismondi (External link) and Franck Duboeuf (External link) around the history and great vintages of Beaujolais.

Don't miss Our City Tonight episode 79 "Special French Wine (External link) " to discover this magnificent region!